Zimmerman child sex-abuse case shows importance of reporting

A ninth-grade boy at Pittsburgh’s Vincentian High School had a secret. He’d changed a grade on his report card, but soon his basketball coach discovered the deceit. For weeks, the coach summoned him from gym class and the cafeteria to his office, where he prodded: What would the boy do for the coach to keep the secret?

The Zimmerman case

The events in the case of David Scott Zimmerman, a basketball coach at Vincentian High School in Pittsburgh: